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Change the default font for text boxes in Excel

When you create a text box in your document Excel, any text you type appears has the default font that can be different from version to version...

How to change connector type for flowchart

Most process flow diagrams and workflow charts use elbow connectors for connecting process stages and elements, but too many connecting lines of the same type give your chart a messy look. Fortunately, you can combine different connector types that represent semantically different transitions.

How to add text to the connector in the flowchart

When you create the process flow chart, process map, business flow diagram or data flow diagrams and UML activity diagrams you often need to add some text or labels to the connectors. Unlike other free and commercial diagram drawing packages, Microsoft Office shapes provide extremely rich text formatting features.

How to change flowchart shapes in Excel

Business process charts like employee routines, document preparation and approval, or online user navigation path on a website or a Web store are different from academic flows of algorithms. Usually academic applications use a limited number of standard shape types, but in business, different shapes give a better look and simplify understanding. However, it is hard to decide which shape is appropriate for the specific block.

How to change format for diagram shapes in Excel

The Format tab of the Drawing Tools toolbar provides a plenty of options for customization of a shape outline, background and text settings. Also, you can change spacing and size for multiple shapes at once.

How to make your data changes in the chart more informative

Simple line and bar charts often attract little or no interest of the audience, but Excel allows you to attract an attention to your data by emphasizing change direction, difference or period.

Improve axes format in Excel

Very few Excel users pay an attention to the chart axes, but there are some tricks with axes that will help you to improve your visualizations with little or no efforts.

Useful Excel features to work with a lot of data

If you have a lot of data, manual editing and formatting of cells isn’t an option any more. However, Excel provides you many group operations that make those manipulations quick and easy.

Four ways to improve your data presentation in Excel

Using simple tricks, you can convert your Excel spreadsheet from a table with rows and columns to an interactive application that will help you to represent the date in a more appealing and convenient way.

The best way to organize your workbook using hyperlinks

For some workbooks with big number of sheets or to highlighting some important data, it is necessary to create hyperlinks to another cell in the same spreadsheet.